Mrs. Imaobong Akon Esu-Nte has been arrested by the Nigeria anti graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for lavishing millions of Naira on church and pastor.
Akon who is a senior official of the Nigerian prison was arrested on Tuesday.
She is being investigated over money laundering. The anti graft agency says she is under investigation as a result of her extravagant live style despite that her monthly salary is N121, 460.
Akon owns properties in choice areas of Abuja. Some of her duplexes are located at Sun City Estate, and another at Karu Extension
Apart from houses she owns fleets of exotic cars. Three of them were seized after her arrest.
Some of the cars include, Mercedes Benz ML 350 4matic wagon, Mercedes Benz GL 500 SUV and a Toyota Sienna.
The huge inflow in her bank account led to a suspicion why she was arrested, EFCC said.
She is signatory to three companies,
Abasiaga Global Resources Limited, Abasiono Nigeria Limited and Ememima Global Ventures Limited, and the companies were established after she was posted to the Nigerian Prison Service and all the directors are her children (Dr. Etsu Daniel, Eme Faith and Uwen David).
The anti graft agency said she is also undergoing investigation for paying N60million in various branches into the account of Redeem Christian Church as tithes, that cannot be tight EFCC official said.
She must explain the source of the funds and the purpose for which the payments were made”, the anti graft agency has insisted.
Spokesman of the EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren has confirmed the arrest, and warns public servants to avoid corrupt act and save themselves from going to jail.